Recipe by Chef John
"The idea for these grilled game hens is borrowed from my highly successful Cornell chicken experiments, and uses a similar acid/salt/oil/egg concoction. This time the part of egg is played by mayo. Needless to say, you can season this a million ways and use any combination of hot chilies, but the little kick the habanero adds is really nice."
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jalapeno pepper, seeded
habanero pepper, seeded
Cornish game hens, halved lengthwise
salt to taste
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chef John's Grilled Game Hens
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 300
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